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Sexual Assault

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  • Man accused of rape at Keith Urban concert

    Man accused of rape at Keith Urban concert
    An 18-year-old man was accused of raping a teen during a Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts on July 26. During Urban's show at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, 18-year-old Sean Murphy allegedly assaulted the 17-year-old victim on a lawn in the crowd,...
  • Ex-Bull charged with attempted criminal sexual assault, battery

    Ex-Bull charged with attempted criminal sexual assault, battery
    Former Chicago Bull Rick Brunson has been indicted on charges of attempted criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual abuse, aggravated battery and domestic battery stemming from his arrest last month following an encounter with a massage therapist at a...
  • Man gets 55 years in Englewood kidnapping, sexual assault

    Man gets 55 years in Englewood kidnapping, sexual assault
    A man previously convicted of kidnapping, was sentenced to 55 years in prison this month in the 2010 kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman on the South Side. Derrick Alexander, 33, was found guilty of criminal sexual assault and aggravated kidnapping...
  • Detroit Tigers' Evan Reed charged with sexual assault in casino hotel

    A Detroit Tigers pitcher now with the Toledo Mud Hens was charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a 45-year-old woman in March at a Motor City Casino Hotel room. Evan Reed, 28, met the woman about midnight March 30, when she and...
  • Campus Sex Assault Reform Legislation Offered by Blumenthal, Others

    A bipartisan group of eight senators introduced legislation Wednesday that U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, one of the bill's Democratic proponents, likened to a bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses. "The broad principles of...
  • U.S. Senate bill would make colleges get tough on sexual assault

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced legislation on Wednesday to combat sexual assaults on college and university campuses by requiring schools to provide more help for victims and work more closely with police...
  • Bipartisan bill would tighten rules on campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday introduced legislation to streamline how colleges handle cases of sexual assault. The Campus Safety and Accountability Act would increase penalties for colleges that break federal laws and, among...
  • MLB roundup: Indians deal Masterson to Cardinals

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Indians deal Masterson to Cardinals The St. Louis Cardinals acquired right-handed pitcher Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder James Ramsey, the teams announced Wednesday. Masterson is 4-...
  • Warner joins bipartisan group to curb sexual assaults on campus

    Warner joins bipartisan group to curb sexual assaults on campus
    Sen. Mark Warner joined a bipartisan group sponsoring legislation aimed at curbing sexual assaults on college campuses Wednesday. Warner is joined in sponsoring the bill, called the Campus Safety and Accountability Act, with other high-profile...
  • 'Spiritual healer' sentenced to prison for sexual assault

    A Victorville man who described himself as a spiritual healer was sentenced Wednesday to nine years in state prison for sexually assaulting a woman who visited his makeshift office. Jose Romulo Felix, 42, was also ordered to register as a sex offender,...
  • Federal bills would crack down on college sexual assault

    Congressional legislators in California and several other states took aim at campus sexual assault Wednesday, introducing two bills that would require universities and colleges to provide more support and training to combat the problem. Campuses that...